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    Hillingdon Talking Therapies moving home

    22 February 2019

    Our Hillingdon Talking Therapies Service will be moving at the end of this week to a purpose-built new base. As from Monday, 25 February all sessions will be carried out at:- Ground Floor, Beaufort House, Cricket Field Road, Uxbridge UB8 1QG. The new site is easily accessible on foot, and close to public transport links in central Uxbridge […]

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    AccessAble App – Making it easier for patients to visit our services

    22 February 2019

    The disability organisation that provides the Trust’s Detailed Access Guides has launched a brand new mobile App to transform the quality and availability of accessibility information.  The app also provides information about gender neutral toilets and faith rooms.  The App is available free for IoS and Android; users can create a profile, save their favourites and […]

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    Celebrating the first Mental Health Nurses’ Day

    21 February 2019

    Today, 21 February 2019, is Mental Health Nurses’ Day , the first in what will become an annual day to promote and celebrate the  work of mental health nurses nationwide. Organised by the Royal College of Nursing. You can follow and join in conversations on Twitter and Facebook; there will be questions from the public […]

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    CNWL Nursing Director urges staff to get the flu jab as cases rise above 2000 UK-wide

    21 February 2019

    In a Guardian report issued yesterday one leading expert said the strain of flu this winter was so virulent that it had left people who were previously fit and healthy critically ill, some of whom hospitals have been unable to save. Andy Mattin, CNWL’s Director of Nursing and Quality said, “The flu is serious; people […]

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    Bridge Sexual Health Service produce easy to read leaflet

    21 February 2019

    The Bridge Sexual Health Service has developed a new easy ready leaflet to help people access the service. The bridge is a sexual health service for anyone over 16 with a learning disability living in Camden or Islington. The team offers support and advice on sex and relationships. You can also pick up free contraception […]

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    Trust features on Life QI

    19 February 2019

    Life QI has featured our Trust in a case study on quality improvement. Among other things, it looks at the rollout process, the aims of the project and the challenges. “Sharing quality improvement results across CNWL as with any organisation spread across a large geography can be complex. The Trust took the decision to launch […]

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    Dr Laura Waters responds to reader question about HIV and PrEP in Boyz magazine

    18 February 2019

    Dr Laura Waters from Mortimer Market Centre gives advice to a reader asking the question:  ‘I want to start a relationship with a guy who’s been HIV for over 20 years, do I need to PrEP?’ Read Dr Laura’s advice on the full article by clicking on this link.

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    Mindfulness practitioner from CNWL Club Drug Clinic wins hidden gem award

    18 February 2019

    Congratulations to Peter Helmer, mindfulness practitioner who is our latest hidden gem, following a patient nomination quoting ‘there should be more people like him in the world’. Peter works as a recovery/mindfulness practitioner at the CNWL Club Drug Clinic, a service for people who have begun to experience problems with their use of recreational drugs. […]

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    The End of the Sentence – New book published on HMP Holloway

    18 February 2019

    CNWL Art Psychotherapist Jessica Collier and CNWL Psychotherapist Pamela Windham Stewart have co-edited an important new book documenting the rich and varied psychotherapeutic work undertaken by dedicated specialists at HMP Holloway. The End of the Sentence; Psychotherapy with Female Offenders offers insightful real-life accounts and emphasises the importance of professionals finding ways of supporting one […]

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    Help us choose a name for our new (and the first London based) CAMHS LD inpatient unit

    15 February 2019

    The unit will offer care and treatment services for young people, aged 13 to 18 years, who have a learning disability, challenging behaviour and/or mental health issues. Within our last Engagement group meeting parents helped us to come up with some suggestions of a name for the new service, which will open on 3rd June […]

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